Monthly Archives: September 2013

Boat Shed Preparations

Now that we have an expanding fleet of kayaks, we need somewhere to keep them so we have ordered a long, thin shed which will be delivered in a week or so. Last weekend’s big job was to clear a more »

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The Clints of Dromore

There are some wonderful place names in the Galloway area. Last weekend we went climbing at some cliffs known as the ‘Clints of Dromore’. A few other examples of the names of local geographical features are: Rig of the Jarkness more »

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Pauline and Rob

Pauline and Rob called in for a couple of cloudy days in late September but at least it stayed dry and we could get out for a few outdoor activities. Gabrielle took them on one of our favourite walks around more »

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New Kayaks

The new kayaks arrived at Kari-Tek up in Ayrshire and survived a trip back to Craig Cottage strapped to the top of Rolf the Golf. We arrived back just before high tide so we got straight out on the water more »

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Arty Toast

A slice of toast doesn’t get much better than this. I think Billy was responsible for building this masterpiece for Scarlett’s breakfast. Featuring Gabrielle’s bread and jam with added strawberries and blueberries.

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Panoramas

Modern cameras are wonderful things and can now automatically stitch together a number of photographs to make a panorama shot right in the camera. Here are a few recent examples. The rainbow picture was taken by Billy on his Samsung more »

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Cath, Jerry, Ellen, Scarlett and Billy

We had a house full of people in early September which worked out well for getting our greenhouse set up (see entry in main blog pages). Apart from helping with the greenhouse, Jerry and Billy also had a couple of more »

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Greenhouse

Our latest addition to the garden is a greenhouse. It arrived in kit form with a very long list of instructions. The first job was to lay out the side walls and ends and start bolting together the various pieces. more »

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